Today on the show I’m talking to De’Nicea Hilton, Holistic Period & Fertility Strategist and Doctor of Oriental Medicine certified in Oriental Medicine (ABORM), about how trauma, unprocessed emotions and stress affect the menstrual cycle. 

CW: Brief mentions of sexual assault/abuse, trauma

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This episode of Heavy Flow is supported by Bebo Mia Inc, a training and mentorship organization for women in the maternal health field, fiercely committed to social justice and intersectional feminism. 
Use code BEBOFLOW for 15% off Bebo Mia’s Diverse Families Course 

What we discussed: 

How trauma can affect your menstrual cycle
Breaking the stereotype of what a “traumatized person” looks like
Cellular memory and shifting our emotional attachment to traumatic events
Flower remedies, Eastern medicine and finding treatment that’s right for you
Using your menstrual cycle as a vital sign
Dealing with trauma without revisiting it

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Resources mentioned in this episode: 

Heavy Flow: Breaking the Curse of Menstruation
Bach Rescue Remedy
MindFlavors

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Produced by: TK Matunda
Music credit: Julia and Bradley of Home Studios
Graphic Design: Rachel Laird